NIJ Social Science Analyst Yunsoo Park shares her knowledge about elder abuse, a widespread issue in the U.S. and around the world, particularly polyvictimization — the experience of a range of different types of abuse and maltreatment. As much as 11% of community-residing older adults experienced some form of abuse or mistreatment in the past year. Yunsoo discusses risk factors, difficulties in defining and studying elder abuse polyvictimization, and strategies for intervention and prevention. Stacy Lee Reynolds, a Communications Assistant with NIJ, hosts.
A Human Trafficking Intervention Court’s Metropolitan Network Service Delivery Model: Program and Evaluation Implementation Guide
Evaluation of Services for the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children and Youth: A Scoping Review
NIJ funds research on human trafficking and evaluation of promising practices. The overall emphasis for NIJ’s research lies on:
- Strengthening the science of measuring the prevalence of human trafficking
- Preventing trafficking
- Improving the identification, investigation, and prosecution of traffickers
- Identifying best practices for identifying and providing services to victims.
While NIJ focuses...